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News & Media Releases2017-08-21T21:51:38+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE – World Heritage Ancient Gondwanan Communities at Risk

January 23rd, 2019|

Nature Photographers Tasmania and the Tasmanian National Parks Association have called on the State Government and its agencies, the Parks and Wildlife Service and the Tasmanian Fire Service, to urgently prioritise critical wilderness fires in western Tasmania. In particular, the wildfire burning at Mt Anne imminently and directly threatens ancient and irreplaceable Gondwanic plant communities.

Tourism Master Plan for TWWHA commenced

December 31st, 2018|

We welcome, in principle, commencement of work on the long-awaited Tourism Master Plan for the TWWHA but are concerned it will provide further endorsement of the state government’s policy of ‘unlocking’ the TWWHA and avoid any scrutiny of the many tourism proposals already being considered under the Expressions of Interest process.

  • The Hazards, Freycinet National Park. Photo: Grant Dixon

Draft Freycinet Master Plan 2018

July 22nd, 2018|

Planning should start with consideration of the experience to be provided for visitors and the options available to achieve this. Serious consideration must be given to options beyond simply upgrading infrastructure to cope with ever increasing visitor numbers.